Life is…why are we all so busy?

Life is…why are we all so busy?

I’ve noticed something about life recently…. How many times have you found yourself saying, “My life is too busy to do (insert activity here),” but you don’t really feel like you are accomplishing much of anything? Almost as if your wheels are spinning, but you’re not getting anywhere. When did life become this busy? Does […]

House vs. Home – What makes a house into a home?

House vs. Home – What makes a house into a home?

I’m a firm believer that “House” and “Home” are not synonyms.   What is a house? A house is a shell, a vessel, a container. Now, that’s not to say that a house can’t be full of potential; in fact, that is the very definition of a house. A building, busting at the seams, with […]

Home Tour – Part 3 (Entry/Sitting Room)

Home Tour – Part 3 (Entry/Sitting Room)

Welcome back for the third installment of my home tour! Today we will be checking out the entryway and the first room as you enter, which I refer to as the “Sitting Room.” Here is what the sitting room looked like before (in case you haven’t checked out my gallery of before photos located in […]

Home Tour – Part 2 (The Kitchen)

Home Tour – Part 2 (The Kitchen)

Welcome back for the second installment of my home tour! My home has two stories in it, but most of the remodeling we’ve completed in our home over the last 21 months has taken place in the downstairs portion of the house. I’ve done a few small projects upstairs, but it remains mostly in its […]

Home Tour – Part 1 (The Family Room)

Home Tour – Part 1 (The Family Room)

As promised, I will be taking you on a tour through my work-in-progress home. I’ve decided to take it a room at a time, because, let’s face it, I can only clean and photograph one room at a time before my Childproofing Consultant Team/Destruction Specialists, a.k.a. my sons, move back in and break out all […]